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This October, the full moon occurred on Half Moon Bay’s Pumpkin Festival weekend.  Good time for me to get out-of-town and hold circle elsewhere.  My dear friend Jewls, invited me to facilitate a full moon ceremony and SoulCollage® circle at her home in Orange, (Southern California).  Thank you Jewl’s for hosting me, and gathering the women in your warm and sensual home.jewls01Our time was very rich with communion, Divine Feminine spirit, ritual and creativity.

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Jean Shined Bolden, M.D. writes in her book,  Moving Towards the Millionth Circle, Energizing the Global Women’s movement:  “Moving toward the millionth circle is about heart-centered activism and women’s circle with a heart center.  The metaphoric millionth circle is the tipping point into a post-patriarchal ear, based on the premise that when a critical number of people change their perceptions and behavior, a new era can begin”. 

As I reflect on the Southern California Goddess circle, I feel that I did my part to inspire one more feminine circle that will grow stronger and bring women closer to the tipping point of ushering in this new era of the matriarch.

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Thank you ladies of Orange, for showing up so brightly.  Best wishes on continuing to gather in circle, and honor your Divine Feminine spirit.  You are all welcome to visit the Half Moon Bay Moon Mothers full moon ceremony anytime.

The Goddess Festival at herchurch, San Francisco, begins 11-11-2016.     www.herchurch.org         festival schedule

We Moon Mothers of Half Moon Bay, will gather again Monday, November 14th.,  details coming soon.

Enjoy these extending hours of night-time.

Sincerely,

Tamara Trejo

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Bold Goddess Freyja circle

 

Gina Chang

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We opened our night with a circle outside, under a lavender sky. The sound of the ocean cradling our voices, as we called out to the goddesses, seven directions, ancestors, and those near and dear to us.

We circled and sang to the women who chose to be born in June: Donna, Leah, Amy. We gave these three our love and blessings and received theirs in return…the image of a poppy and the advice to open to our light from Donna, wise words and a beautiful song from Leah, ring of fire in the form of a warm and fuzzy necklace from Amy.

We moved inside for a few moments to learn about Freya, the Norse goddess of love, sexuality, fertility, prosperity, and magic. One of my favorite days of the week, Friday, was named after Freya – a day to stop working and start playing. With Freya we celebrate our boldness.

And then outside again to experience one bold act together, running out into the cold ocean, with pants and skirts hiked high (some higher than others…celebrating Freya and the Moon quite literally 😉

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As we washed our feet in the flower petal and ginger laced tubs of cold and warm water, we gathered around the fire to warm up with celebratory belly laughs.

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Inside for circle speak, where we bravely shared our boldness. Some said YES! to bold acts of accepting love and moving into new places and into the unknown…some said NO! cutting people or situations or environments out of their lives. And some spoke of bold acts yet to come. We spent time sending our loving thoughts of support and encouragement to one another.

Our closing circle and end of night conversations continued the spirit of our bold celebration into the night and beyond.

Mother Moon was at turns wearing her veil of clouds and sailing out from behind them to be seen and called out in all her glory and wild woman boldness.

By Gina Chang

 

Thank you Gina, for your wonderful writing.  Thank you Barbara for the great pictures.

Below are some upcoming  offerings by the Moon Mothers.

Drum Circle

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This small group of women (beginning drummers) gather once a month to drum for souls sake.

Sunday June 22nd Noon lunch (potluck) 1pm to 3pm drumming.

Please RSVP  Annette Ward (650) 355-9134  divinegrace914@gmail.com

 

Half-day Women’s Retreat

Facilitated by Donna Scheifler

Sunday, June 22, 2014
To avoid the heat of the noonday sun  we’ll gather 2 – 5 pm.

Mindfulness, meditation, and journaling will help you get back in touch with your deeper self and with what wants to blossom in you. Let the beauty in nature and power of a women’s circle restore you. Leave inspired with a sense of how you want to step into your summer.

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Open Space Preserve



Entrance on Edmonds Rd
Redwood City, CA
(near Hwy 280 & Edgewood Road)

Cost: $30
Bring a friend and
you can both attend for $50

RSVP by calling 650-366-5510

 

 

 

SoulCollage®

Portrait of Self  in Half Moon Bay

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 New Moon Goddess Celebration

Sunday, June 29th, 630pm at Dina’s home.

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Please Join us for Stories, Poems, & Ceremony
Bring your journals, Dress Warm, Bring a Blanket
Host- Dina Ayala, CMT 650-557-0544
My new website address:
http://www.healingintentions.abmp.com
My Blog:
http://soulfullyinfused.com/2013/08/27/be-my-witness-to-having-a-soulinfused-life/
Shelley Moore, Soul Purpose Reader 650-303-9250
http://soulfulillumination.com/

Where: 912 Anza Drive Pacifica
Please RSVP to Dina
650 557-0544

Donations Appreciated ($10-$30)

 

April Offerings

We welcome Spring with ceremony, art and creative action.  The first full moon ceremony of Spring will be on Passover, Good Friday,  April 6th.  Our circle will be held at Lisa Spector’s beautiful bluff top property at the top of Higgins Canyon, Half Moon Bay.  Call me if you need direction.  650-303-5515.

Art & Inspiration circle with Amy Sullivan in Pacifica, Friday April 13th. 2 pm – 4 pm

For artists or anyone interested in exploring personal imagery and accessing inner wisdom through art. This on-going, drop-in group offers a supportive place to play with images, symbols and archetypes from the unconscious to enhance creativity and personal growth. No previous art experience necessary.

RSVP: 650-355-1133 or info@amysullivanmft.com
Suggested appreciation: $10 – $25.00
Some supplies provided but bring your own art supplies that you want to use.
SoulCollage circle Saturday April 15th with Amy Sullivan in Pacifica.
Come experience the magic of SoulCollage!

Join Amy Sullivan, artist, therapist and healing guide, for an adventurous day as we call in our personal and collective archetypes, spirit guides and wisdom keepers through SoulCollage and shamanic journeying.
The Soul is the essence of who we are.  SoulCollage is a process which goes beyond ego and reveals our Soul aspects to us in surprising ways.
Expect to receive information about pertinent life questions and feel nourished by the creative process and deep soul work.  Spend the day co-creating with Source and making Soul Cards for your personal SoulCollage deck used for readings and personal growth.
When our Soul wishes to experience something, she throws an image of the experience before her and enters into her own image.  Meister Ekhart
Saturday April 14th 2012  11 am – 4 pm  St Edmund’s Episcopal Church  1500 Perez Dr. Pacifica, CA.  Bring a bag lunch and snacks to share.  Tea will be provided.  Cost:  $ 65.00 when registered by March 30th ($ 75.00 after March 30th)  To reserve a space call Amy at 650-355-3133 or email at info@amysullivanmft.com
Enjoy your Spring and keep creating.
Sincerely,
Tammy